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Sickles the incredible

Author: W A Swanberg
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1956.
Series: Civil War Book Club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of a Civil War general, congressman tried for murder, friend of five Presidents, diplomat, spendthrift, and libertine - one of the gaudiest of American figures.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swanberg, W.A., 1907-
Sickles the incredible.
New York, Scribner, 1956
(OCoLC)562351256
Named Person: Daniel Edgar Sickles; Daniel Edgar Sickles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W A Swanberg
OCLC Number: 31029447
Notes: "Autographed by the author for the members of the Civil War Book Club."
Description: xii, 433 pages : illustrations, portraits, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The people's choice --
Politicking on the Potomac --
After the ball --
Sir, I do assure you --
But one course left --
The dignity of a homicide --
End of a career --
Father to the man --
The colonel at court --
Target, Washington --
Man with smallpox --
The making of a general --
On to Richmond! --
Backward from Richmond --
Barroom and brothel --
The enemy must ingloriously fly --
Sickles is the man --
"This is a good battle-field" --
Never call retreat --
Tell it to Lincoln --
Certain grave dangers --
The campaign of General Historicus --
A better general --
O, captain, my captain! --
People are too pragmatical --
Letters edged in black --
The general calls on a lady --
A deep sense of propriety --
Tact and forbearance --
St. Daniel and the dragon --
The big stick --
Au revoir and goodbye --
Return of the native --
A grand old hero he --
I see him on that famous field.
Series Title: Civil War Book Club.
Responsibility: by W.A. Swanberg.

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The life of a Civil War general, congressman tried for murder, friend of five Presidents, diplomat, spendthrift, and libertine - one of the gaudiest of American figures.

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